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105 Arts & Photography > Fashion  
What Dress Makes of Us

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Did you ever observe, dear comrade, what an element of caricature lurks
in clothes?  A short, round coat on a stout man seems to exaggerate his
proportions to such a ridiculous degree that the profile of his manly
form suggests "the robust bulge of an old jug."

A bonnet decorated with loops of ribbon and sprays of grass, or flowers
that fall aslant, may give a laughably tipsy air to the long face of a
saintly matron of pious and conservative habits.


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 No. 12
 Posted on 6 June, 2006
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